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CVE-2009-0157 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in CFNetwork in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7 allows remote web servers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via long HTTP headers.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/13/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34926
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022211
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50480

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0157
NVD Published Date:
05/13/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017